Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds | World news | The Guardian

Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’

Source: Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds | World news | The Guardian

Austerity’s Grim Legacy – The New York Times

Prof Krugman says “I told you so” yet again.

one striking aspect of the past few years has been how few people are willing to admit having been wrong about anything. It seems all too possible that the Very Serious People who cheered on disastrous policies will learn nothing from the experience.

Source: Austerity’s Grim Legacy – The New York Times

Ultimate Outsider: Using GWX Control Panel (formerly GWX Stopper) to Permanently Remove the ‘Get Windows 10’ Icon

Microsoft is literally trying to annoy me into upgrading to a new operating system that I’m just not ready for. The Get Windows 10 app is evil software, and I don’t like the precedent that it sets, particularly given how successful it’s apparently been at accomplishing Microsoft’s objectives.

Source: Ultimate Outsider: Using GWX Control Panel (formerly GWX Stopper) to Permanently Remove the ‘Get Windows 10’ Icon